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Katie Wirsing

Poetry slam winner to perform at Peninsula College this week

PORT ANGELES — Coming soon: Joy. Electricity via poetry. Katie Wirsing. All free. Wirsing, a 26-year-old winner of the Individual World Poetry Slam competition, will… Continue reading

Katie Wirsing

‘Miss Representation’ panel discussion set

PORT TOWNSEND — The trailer for “Miss Representation,” the documentary coming to town Wednesday, is loaded with gasp-inducing images of women: women being degraded, disrespected… Continue reading

Jewish blues singer Saul Kaye will give a concert at 2 p.m. today at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship east of Port Angeles.

Singer performs blues to ‘repair world’

AGNEW — “Let My People Go” is just one of the traditional songs Saul Kaye imbues with a blues sensibility. Kaye, an internationally known singer,… Continue reading

Jewish blues singer Saul Kaye will give a concert at 2 p.m. today at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship east of Port Angeles.

IN THE WEEKEND PENINSULA SPOTLIGHT: ‘Paper, Rock, Wood’ exhibit part of First Friday Art Walk

SEQUIM — “A Visitor,” luminous and golden, looks like the sun at first. But that’s not who we’re beholding. “The ‘Visitor’ is moon . .… Continue reading

Northwest novel highlighted in Community Reads project

PORT TOWNSEND — We’ve a few weeks of winter still to come — so let’s curl up with a good book, ideally one that allows… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Library events celebrate Dr. Seuss’ 108th birthday

Schools and libraries on the North Olympic Peninsula and across the nation are set to celebrate the birthday of the man who wrote The Lorax… Continue reading

Black Diamond Bridal employee Jesseca Larson stands next to a dress from Moonlight Bridal on Wednesday. Chris Tucker/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Trunk show offers samples of cake, flowers and chance to try on wedding dresses [ *** GALLERY *** ]

PORT ANGELES — Mermaids. Belles of the ball. Fit-n-flare. Strapless with sweetheart bodice, flowers, feathers and beads. This is the language spoken at a special… Continue reading

Black Diamond Bridal employee Jesseca Larson stands next to a dress from Moonlight Bridal on Wednesday. Chris Tucker/Peninsula Daily News

WEEKEND: Variety of events this weekend aim to treat cabin fever

A reading by a Romanian poet and composer and pianist William Doppmann’s farewell concert are among the events planned on the North Olympic Peninsula this… Continue reading

Fundraising party for Elwha dams filmmaker in Port Townsend on Friday

PORT TOWNSEND — A family-friendly party to raise money for Sequim-based videojournalist John Gussman's documentary film project on the removal of the two Elwha River… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Fly into March with music bounty on Peninsula

THIS IS THE month we’ve been waiting for, and we’re going to march right into it. March has a lot going for it, with daylight… Continue reading

Port Angeles poet to host Romanian writer Friday

PORT ANGELES — In Liliana Ursu of Romania, Tess Gallagher of Port Angeles found a kindred spirit. It was 1990 when the two women met… Continue reading

New band wins Juan de Fuca Festival’s talent show

PORT ANGELES — Justin Scott Rivet, a singer-guitarist born and raised in Port Angeles, put together a band he calls the Riveters a little over… Continue reading

PENINSULA PROFILE: How Jeff Tocher went from homelessness to gallery artist

Messengers, one after another, have whispered two things to Jeff Tocher. Believe in your talent. Use it to start anew. One of the first messengers… Continue reading

Port Angeles Farmers Market wins top statewide award

PORT ANGELES — Reaching out to the community, connecting people with their local food farmers and “herding cats”: Those are three things the Port Angeles… Continue reading

Port Angeles, Sequim groups to host Oscar parties

A starry night is forecast. The big screen is bigger than ever before. And at “Hollywood Nights,” Port Angeles' Academy Awards celebration, and Sequim's “A… Continue reading

WEEKEND SPOTLIGHT: Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts Talent Show on Saturday

PORT ANGELES — Songwriters. Tango dancers. A comedian, a poet, more dancers, singers and players: They all add up to the second annual Juan de… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Engineering, roller derby and boat competitions among events

Engineering feats by Sequim students, a Port Scandalous Roller Derby and the 21st annual Wooden Boat Foundation Shipwrights’ Race are among the activities on the… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Got a fever for spring cleaning? Home Show’s more than 180 booths will help get it started

PORT ANGELES — With spring just around the corner, where does a homeowner find a contractor to help prepare for the coming season or repair… Continue reading

JOHN NELSON’S LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Get jump on end of shortest month

THE SHORTEST MONTH of the year, even with an extra day, comes to an end this week, and you know what that means? Spring is… Continue reading

KAREN GRIFFITHS’ HORSEPLAY COLUMN: Questions to ask before buying horse

PRIOR TO ATTAINING any horse, each potential horse owner should ask him- or herself: Do I have a safe and secure place for it to… Continue reading